FIJI NEWS
June 11, 2009 12:00:00 AM
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A Fijian soldier, shot dead in Afghanistan while serving under the British Army, will be laid to rest today at his mother’s village in Nakaile, Tailevu.

The family of Fusilier Petero Suesue confirm that a military funeral will be done for Petero.

Suesue’s body arrived in Fiji yesterday, escorted by British Army officials.

Members of Suesue’s regiment also accompanied his body to his Natogadravu village.
Suesue, 29, joined the British Army in 2002.

He was stationed with the 2nd Battalion, Royal Regiment of Fusiliers, at the time he was shot near Sangin in Helmand province, Afghanistan on Friday May 22, 2009.

He is the third Fijian serving in the British Amy to be killed in Afghanistan.

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